7 terms

K12 Government Section 3.3 Executive Branch

Chief Executive
head of executive branch, power of executive order
Commander in chief
civilian head of military, oversees developments, major decisions
Chief diplomat
conducts relations, appoints ambassadors, makes executive agreements (w/o senate approval)
Legislative Leader
recommend laws, guide how they are enforced
Judicial leader
appoint judges, supreme ct justices, alter outcome of judicial decision, issue reprieve (delay carrying out sentence)/commutation(lessen severity), pardon
Head of State
attend ceremonies
Party leader
is a member of and is usually very loyal to a political party. work together to achieve goals for country